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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Imports: Sewing machines

Sewing machines, the No. 483 import by value totaled $64.52 million for the month of October, $429.34 million through October of 2018, and $466.18 million for all of 2017, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1China$117.86 M
2Vietnam$92.67 M
3Taiwan$70.03 M
4Japan$59.17 M
5Thailand$30.7 M
6Germany$20.58 M
7Switzerland$10.57 M
8India$6.57 M
9Czech Republic$4.53 M
10Italy$4.11 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $429.34 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $110,528,989
2International Port of Memphis, Tenn. $54,639,627
3Port Miami $53,724,245
4Port of Long Beach $44,618,584
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $28,152,966
6Port of Newark $24,647,943
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $22,847,356
8Port of Virginia $13,685,430
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $12,244,012
10Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $7,977,315

U.S. imports of Sewing machines increased 14.03 percent through October to $429.34 million

U.S. imports of Sewing machines increased 14.03 percent from $376.5 million to $429.34 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 483 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 489 for the last full year with a total value of $466.18 million, a $29.52 million, 5.96 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 International Port of Memphis, Tenn., No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 International Port of Memphis, Tenn. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $117,855,228
2Vietnam $92,672,703
3Taiwan $70,033,467
4Japan $59,167,788
5Thailand $30,702,628
6Germany $20,581,038
7Switzerland $10,569,182
8India $6,565,912
9Czech Republic $4,529,683
10Italy $4,108,299

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $12,256,881
2Los Angeles $11,807,850
3Chicago $8,695,251
4Miami $8,227,192
5Cleveland $3,836,111
6Atlanta/Savannah $3,306,011
7New York City $2,771,457
8St. Louis $1,317,872
9Great Falls, Mont. $1,293,369
10Laredo $985,385

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 36.01 percent compared to last year to $110.53 million.
  • International Port of Memphis, Tenn. rose 41.34 percent compared to last year to $54.64 million.
  • Port Miami rose 10.81 percent compared to last year to $53.72 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 9.89 percent compared to last year to $44.62 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 5.76 percent compared to last year to $28.15 million.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. imports from No. 1 China increased $3.33 million, 2.9 percent, (27.45 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Vietnam increased $26.51 million, 40.07 percent, (21.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Taiwan increased $18.86 million, 36.85 percent, (16.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $1.37 million, 2.26 percent, (13.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Thailand decreased $2.33 million, 7.05 percent, (7.15 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.28 percent of all these Sewing machines imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $370.43 million of the $429.34 million total.

All totaled, 67.93 percent of all these Sewing machines imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $291.66 million of the $429.34 million total